Autism Books - 1964

Virginia Mae Axline.
Dibs in Search of Self (Ballantine, 1964). The author is associated with Play Therapy and wrote a book on the subject. The story is about Dibs who the book does not label autistic, but though the book describes him to be emotionally disturbed, the symptoms described include those associated with autism. ISBN: 0345339258 (paperback, 220 pages, reissue edition 1990). [autism,account,play]
Karin Stensland Junker.
The Child In The Glass Ball (New York: Abingdon Press, 1964). Translated by Gustaf Lannestock. Account of the author's two disabled children, one of whom, her daughter Boel, has autism. [autism,account]
Bernard Rimland.
Infantile Autism: The Syndrome and Its Implications for a Neural Theory of Behavior (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1964). 282 pages. An older book that had far-reaching impact, influencing the choices being made as to the method of treatment. Photo-reproduced reprint is available. ISBN: 0829000615 ; ISBN: 0134643135 . [autism]